This very spacious open plan house, is situated on the outskirts of the village of Lagoa Parada Santiago da Guarda, Ansião, Central Portugal, in a lovely quiet location. The house consists of 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a lounge dining room and a modern kitchen. The outside is mainly covered with grass and has a traditional white stone (calçada) driveway.
In detail ……….
This property is 301m2 and is on 948m2 of land.
A low cement wall with a high hedge provides privacy to the front of the house. The hedge continues on the side of the house.
An all-weather PVC front door with a window on each side leads into the entrance hall. The entrance hall has laminated flooring. From this entrance hall and hallway you can also gain access to the back garden. There is a radiator and a built in cupboard for coats and hats. The stairway leads down to the garage below and up to the attic above.
Off the entrance hall, you enter the open plan lounge/dinning/ kitchen area through double glazed doors. The lounge has light-coloured tile flooring and a high pitched ceiling. There are two double glazed windows with manual shatters on each window. All the windows in this area are turn and tilt windows.
A dual faced wood burner divides the lounge from the dinning/kitchen area. In the dinning area there are two windows which provide a lot of light to this area and face the back of the property. The same floor tile as in the lounge flows through to the dinning room and the kitchen. Apart from the fire place there are two additional radiators in this area.
The very spacious kitchen is fitted with upper and lower, light coloured cupboards with a black marble counter top. The kitchen is fitted with a stainless steel sink and a mixer tap, a 5 ring gas cooker, an extractor fan, electric oven and connections for a dish washer. There is a window above the sink and a French door leading to outside.
In the hallway there is a w.c., for guests with a lovely vanity and modern light tiles. The wall tiles go all the way to the ceiling. It has 1 window with an external shutter.
Down the laminated hallway there are 3 bedrooms and 2 more bathrooms.
Bedrooms 1 and 2 both have laminated flooring with built in cupboards, radiators and double windows with external shutters.
Bathroom 2 is tiled with beautiful modern tiles that go all the way to the ceiling and tiles on the floor. It is a full bathroom with a WC, bath, shower with decorative glass blocks, double basin and a bidet with lid. It has a radiator and a frosted window with an external shutter.
The master suite has laminated flooring and windows on two walls with external shutters. It has a spacious walk in closet and an en-suite bathroom with a frosted window. The bathroom is also tiled to the ceiling with modern tiles and tiles on the floor. It has a WC, bidet, a shower and a basin on a vanity. There is also a radiator/towel warmer in the bathroom.
The 4th bathroom is reached by using the staircase which leads to the attic. It is a small tiled bathroom with a WC, bidet, and a basin. There is a velux window in the room to provide natural light. Due to the fact that this bathroom is built in the eves of the house, the ceiling is low in some places.
The rest of the attic can be used as a 4th bedroom, play room, gym or storage space. The ceiling in this area is normal height. There is a velux window in this space to provide natural light.
Upstairs there are two more rooms that can be used for storage or an office space. The bigger space, currently used as an office, also has a velux window for natural light. The whole upper area has laminated flooring.
Using the stairs down you get direct access to the full sized garage with an electric up and over door. There are double windows with an external shutter in the garage. There is storage space beneath the staircase.
The fuel tank for the central heating and the solar tank for the hot water is also situated in the garage.
There is a 5th bathroom in the garage. It is tiled and the tiles go all the way to the ceiling.
It has a WC, a basin and a wash bay. There are connection points for a washing machine and a clothes dryer.
The entrance to the garage is fully paved with calçadas all the way to the road and has space to park up to 6 cars. To the side of the property there is a wood shed where wood could be kept dry all year round. The biggest part in the front and side of the house has lawn.
An operating well provides water to the garden. There is also a connection to the mains water and the property has a septic tank.
Services provided door to door is the bread-man providing bread for sale from Monday to Saturday and the Fishman provides fish for sale once a week. There are cafes and restaurants within walking distance from the property.
The nearest village: Santiago da Guarda 5km – 7 min
The nearest Town : Ansião 11.6km – 15 min
Pombal 26.6km – 30 min
Coimbra 46.8km – 50 min
All amenities and official buildings can be found in Ansião and at Pombal there are trains and buses/coaches access to Lisbon or Porto.
Lisbon airport 186.8 km
Porto airport 171.7 km